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  • McCann, Angela; Jeffery, Ian B.; Ouliass, Bouchra; Ferland, Guylaine; Fu, Xueyen; Booth, Sarah L; Tran, Tam T.T.; O’Toole, Paul W; O'Connor, Eibhlís M. (Oxford University Press, 2019)
    ackground: Vitamin K has multiple important physiological roles, including blood coagulation and beneficial effects on myelin integrity in the brain. Some intestinal microbes possess the genes to produce vitamin K in the ...
  • Barrett, Hilary E.; O'Keeffe, Mary; Kavanagh, Eamon G.; Walsh, Michael T.; O'Connor, Eibhlís M. (MDPI, 2018)
    Specific patient cohorts are at increased risk of vascular calcification. Functional matrix-gla protein (MGP), a tissue-derived vitamin K dependent protein, is reported to be an important inhibitor of vascular calcification ...
  • Cahalane, Rachel M.; Barrett, Hilary E.; Ross, Aisling M.; Mulvihill, John J.E.; Purtill, Helen; Selvarajah, Logeswaran; O'Brien, Julie; Kavanagh, Eamon G.; Moloneye, Michael A.; Egan, Siobhan M.; Leahy, Fiona C.; Griffin, Tomás P.; Islam, M.N.; O'Shea, Paul M.; Walsh, Michael T.; O'Connor, Eibhlís M. (Elsevier, 2021)
    Background and aims Atherosclerotic calcification is a powerful predictor of cardiovascular disease. This study aims to determine whether circulating levels of a local/systemic calcification inhibitor or a marker of bone ...
  • Wolter, Maike; Volkert, Dorothee; Streicher, Melanie; Kiesswetter, Eva; Torbahn, Gabriel; O'Connor, Eibhlís M.; O'Keeffe, Mary; Kelly, Mary; O'Herlihy, Eileen A.; O'Toole, Paul W.; Timmons, Suzanne; O'Shea, Emma; Kearney, Patricia M.; van Zwienen-Pot, Judith; Visser, Marjolein; Maitre, Isabelle; Van Wymelbeke, Virginie; Sulmont-Rossé, Claire; Nagel, Gabriele; Flechtner-Mors, Marion; Goisser, Sabine; Teh, Ruth; Hebestreit, Antje (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background & aims: Malnutrition is widespread among older people and related to poor outcome. Reported prevalences vary widely, also because of different diagnostic criteria used. This study aimed to describe prevalences ...
  • Ntemiri, Alexandra; Ribiere, Celine; Stanton, Catherine; Ross, Paul R.; O'Connor, Eibhlís M.; O'Toole, Paul W. (American Chemical Society, 2019)
    Prebiotics may improve ageing-related dysbiosis. Milk is a source of nutrients including oligosaccharides whose prebiotic potential remains largely unexplored. We used a murine model to explore the effect of milk products ...
  • Kiely, Annemarie; Ferland, Guylaine; Ouliass, Bouchra; O'Toole, Paul W.; Purtill, Helen; O'Connor, Eibhlís M. (Taylor and Francis Ltd, 2018)
    Studies have shown associations between reduced vitamin K status and poor cognitive function. However, despite this apparent link, direct studies measuring cognitive function, vitamin K status and inflammation are lacking. ...

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